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I have this broken fedora linux server which runs unitrends which i have been assigned to fix.
the folder /usr/bp/data is highlighted in red and blinking when I do an 'ls' on it.

any ideas what this means?

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up vote 5 down vote accepted

Broken symlink.

gnome-terminal screenshot

Yup, santaclaus does not exist.

(Probably blinking on terms that support it, gnome-terminal doesn't)

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Funny while still answering the question and not being obnoxious, nice!! – Kyle Brandt Aug 10 '09 at 15:33

You should have a file /etc/DIR_COLORS. Look in there to see what color coding means what.

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To see where a link was pointing. You can use ls -l or the readlink -f command.

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